Staying Safe in the Water Infographic
For drowning, the American Heart Association recommends rescue breathes along with compressions.
Remember Life Jackets
Half of all boating deaths could be prevented with their use.
Learn to Swim
Drowning is the second-leading cause of death in children between ages 1 and 4.
Family Safety Plan
It’s important for everyone in the family to be trained in CPR.
Secure the Pool
Install fencing with self-closing gates at least 4 feet high to separate the pool from house and yard.
Talk about risky behavior” diving or swimming in unfamiliar water, and alcohol or drug use while in or near water.
Clear Out Pool Toys
Make sure children aren’t tempted to play unsupervised.